C3 Solutions Inc. provides logistics software solutions for yard management and dock scheduling in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Canada. It offers C3 Reservations, a Web-based appointment scheduling system that enables third parties to book appointments for goods delivery and pickup; and Yard Smart, an agent-based yard management software that provides the ability to automate and optimize yard operations. The company also provides implementation, client training, project in motion, training, maintenance, and software support services. It also offers its solutions as an application service provider model. The company serves Fortune 1000 companies in grocery, retail, manufacturing...
Montreal, QC H3K 1G6
Founded in 2000
C3 Solutions Re-Invents Yard Management With C3 Yard
May 16 16
C3 Solutions announced re-invent the yard management with C3 Yard. The new C3 Yard functionality resides on the SaaS platform - C3 Hub. C3 Yard is offered in conjunction with C3's dock appointment scheduling module (C3 Reservations). With this latest expansion, C3 Hub's product suite now provides a single, powerful and flexible solution empowering companies of all sizes to manage their entire logistics lifecycle. From planning to final execution - including fully automated communications and complete visibility for all parties - every step of the way. Traditionally companies that implemented yard management solutions had large, high-volume operations and required an enterprise level application that was integrated to all aspects of their supply chain. Smaller operations could not cost justify an enterprise YMS solution and had to settle with a stand-alone less robust systems. This all changes with C3 Yard: C3 Yard main benefits: Gain visibility - Of trailers in the yard and trailers en route to the yard; Increase gate throughput – Streamline driver check-in with intuitive gate management screen that supports pre-arrival details and integration to in-cab systems; Drastically reduce detention costs - Monitor trailer dwell time and automatically notify carriers as trailers become available; Optimize task assignment and the use of resources - Maximize the efficiency of yard trucks drivers and reduce number of required yard truck drivers; Maximize investment in WMS, TMS and ERP systems - C3 Yard can be integrated to communicate with other supply chain systems; Exceed customer service levels – C3 Yard helps plan daily DC activities to ensure on-time deliveries; Improve inventory management - Know what inventory is sitting in the yard and where. Provides visibility down to the SKU level; Improve dock management - Avoid double handling, reduce congestion at docks and optimize door utilization; Utilizes Industry Standard Devices - All C3 Yard mobile applications run on Android or iOS devices. C3 Yard highlights: Multi-site - Allows customers to manage their yard operations at the enterprise level, User friendly features including drag and drop yard driver task creation, mobile applications and business rules automation; Real time visibility on yard activity: Colour-codes, zoom function, complete yard inventory, exportable trailer lists and one-click access to vehicle details and history; Alerts on trailer maintenance, idle assets, late arrivals/departures, refused shunter tasks and other time-sensitive events based on priorities and user preferences; Reports and dashboards on key performance indicators such as driver productivity, gate activity, trailer status, time in yard, dock door usage, etc. C3 Yard's data store also allows customers to build their own report; Integration to other supply chain systems such as TMS and WMS for increased automation and extended visibility; Yard Driver process optimization through automated task assignment and optimized trailer movements. Reduce bobtail and eliminate radio communications with C3 Yard's shunter management features; Business rules engines that drive yard operations based on unique yard processes.